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Conscientious Objectors - Harry M Riding, Newport

Harry M Riding was a WW1 Conscientious Objector from Christchurch area of Newport, one of over 850 from Wales who refused to fight in the First World War on grounds of conscience, and was arrested and imprisoned for his beliefs.

This collection, including images of Harry before WW1, with other 'conchies' in Dartmoor Prison, and also the diary of Florence Jones - his future wife, who supported him through his stand against war - is shared with kind permission of Harry's grand-daughter Marie Skinner, of Griffithstown, Torfaen.

Florence Elizabeth Jones kept a diary through the First World War, about the experiences of supporting and standing by her future husband - Harry Myles Riding - who was a WW1 'Conscientious Objector' from the Christchurch area of Newport.Harry...
Harry M Riding (centre of picture) was a WW1 Conscientious Objector from Christchurch area of Newport. Harry was one of over 850 across Wales who refused to fight in the WW1 on grounds of conscience and was arrested and imprisoned for his beliefs.This...
Harry M Riding (centre of picture) was a WW1 Conscientious Objector from Christchurch area of Newport. Harry was one of over 850 across Wales who refused to fight in the WW1 on grounds of conscience and was arrested and imprisoned for his beliefs.This...
Florence Elizabeth Jones kept a diary through the First World War, about the experiences of her future husband - Harry M Riding - who was a WW1 Conscientious Objector from Christchurch area of Newport. Harry was one of many who refused to fight in the...
Florence Elizabeth Jones kept a diary through the First World War, about the experiences of her future husband - Harry M Riding - who was a WW1 Conscientious Objector from Christchurch area of Newport.Harry was one of many who refused to fight in the...
Harry M Riding was a WW1 Conscientious Objector from Christchurch area of Newport, one of many who refused to fight in the First World War on grounds of conscience and - following introduction of the Military Service Act of 1916 - was arrested and imprisoned...
Harry M Riding was a WW1 Conscientious Objector from Christchurch area of Newport. Harry was one of many who refused to fight in the WW1 on grounds of conscience and was arrested and imprisoned for his beliefs. This image of Harry, taken circa 1915,...
 
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